The former CEO of low-cost airline Mango left that company at the end of July after London-listed Fastjet successfully headhunted him.
It is well-known that Bezuidenhout repeatedly clashed with SAA Chair Dudu Myeni.
Bezuidenhout – who started at Fastjet in August – has already made some huge changes there, moving its headquarters from London to Johannesburg, switching its fleet and making changes to its route network.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
I take my hat off to the operational people at SAA.— Nico Bezuidenhout
I still enjoy traveling on SAA.— Nico Bezuidenhout
SAA can be rescued, but it takes focus and political will.— Nico Bezuidenhout
The business case for Fastjet is there.— Nico Bezuidenhout
You need to be close to your market.— Nico Bezuidenhout
We’re creating about 20 new jobs in aviation in South Africa.— Nico Bezuidenhout
50% of short haul trips happen within the borders of South Africa.— Nico Bezuidenhout
We’re not yet raiding SAA in terms of staff. But there'll be some movements; it's inevitable.— Nico Bezuidenhout
It’s refreshing to have strong board support.— Nico Bezuidenhout
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